C.D. Baird and Co.
C.D. Baird and Co., Inc.
Fund: I
Investment Date: March 1994
Exit Date: December 2004
Headquarters: Wisconsin, USA

C.D. Baird and Co., Inc., headquartered in Wisconsin, is a market leader in the finishing segment of the temporary point-of-purchase display industry. The Company produces a wide variety of displays for end-users in a number of industries, including brewing, soft drinks, liquor, entertainment/video and consumer products.

Merit provided subordinated debt and common stock to finance the acquisition by management and a newly-formed ESOP.